KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As of Wednesday afternoon, the Southwest Power Pool had returned to a Level One alert for its 14-state region and no controlled outages are planned.
SPP said in a tweet that generation currently is “sufficient to serve systemwide demand.”
Effective at 1:15 p.m. CT, SPP has declared an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 1 for its entire 14-state balancing authority area.— Southwest Power Pool (@SPPorg) February 17, 2021
Generation is currently sufficient to serve system-wide demand across the region and to fully satisfy operating reserve requirements. pic.twitter.com/UYXuWh4c63
However, the group still requests that customers conserve electricity.
“The public should follow their service providers’ directions regarding local outages, tips for conservation & safety,” the tweet stated.
Late Tuesday night, Evergy officials said they were “on standby” to initiate a third round of outages, but they were never called to do so.